Category Archives: Asia

Blood in the Sand


By Jeffrey D. Sachs For decades, the American political class has intervened relentlessly and recklessly in countries whose people they hold in contempt. And once again they are being aided by America’s credulous mass media, which is uniformly blaming the

Afghanistan and the role of regional powers


By Mirza Kashif Baig Pakistan has played an important and very positive role in the Afghanistan transition process. Pakistan has maintained from the start that the solution to Afghanistan peace is through dialogue and that a military option is not

No peaceful transition of Power in Afghanistan’s and Chaos at Kabul airport


By Mirza Kashif Baig The recent victory of the Afghani Taliban over the US and its allies has been received with mixed reactions from different parts of the world. The western allies are spewing venom against the new Afghani regime

Changing the narrative when a rape becomes political


Is something that has become the norm in ‘new India’ The narrative will change only when our political leaders stop turning their faces away from the horrible truth that not much has changed in the ‘new India’ when it comes

World Kashmir Awareness Forum


His Excellency Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu Ambassador of India to the United States of America 2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC, 20008 Excellency: We, Americans of diverse backgrounds are deeply concerned by the current political and human rights crisis in

Unipolar world comes to an end USA lost the war Taliban won’


It’s a dishonorable end that weakens United States standing in the world, perhaps irrevocably By Robin Wright History will surely note this absurdly ill-timed tweet. On Monday, August 9th, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul posed a question to its four

Planes, guns, night-vision goggles The Taliban’s new US made war chest


By Idrees Ali, Patricia Zengerle & Jonathan Landay About a month ago, Afghanistan’s ministry of defense posted on social media photographs of seven brand new helicopters arriving in Kabul delivered by the United States. “They’ll continue to see a steady

Britain’s fourth Afghan war is a replay of the first infamous retreat 170 years ago


By William Dalrymple The First Anglo-Afghan War was arguably the greatest military humiliation ever suffered by the West in the East. On the infamous retreat from Kabul, which began on the 6 Jan 1842, of the 18,500 who left the

INS Vikrant a naval liability


By Bharat Karnad Indian warship building has finally come a full circle after 250 years. It was in the 1780s that the Royal Navy impressed by the man’o wars in the 100 ton-1,000 ton range made from hardy Malabar Teak

EU aware of nuclear material proliferation incident in India’


The European Union is aware of the nuclear material proliferation incident in India, Peter Stano, the lead spokesperson for the External Affairs of the European Union has said during an interview with Geo News. “All we can say at the